Inamona

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Limu poke at a retirement party buffet in Puunene, Maui in 2005. It was made with fresh ahi (yellowfin tuna), inamona (chopped kukui nuts), green onions, and limu manauea. It is presented on a bed of red cabbage

Inamona is a condiment or relish used in traditional Hawaiian cooking made from roasted kukui nut (candlenuts) and salt.[1] It is made with roasted and mashed kukui nutmeats and sea salt. It is sometimes mixed with seaweeds, often accompanied the meals.[2]

Uses[edit]

Used in Poke and sometimes Sushi. Enhances the flavor of the Poke, sometimes called Hawaiian style which mixes sesame oil, limu, salt and Ahi or sometimes Aku.

Resources[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.gourmetsleuth.com/Dictionary/I/Inamona-6247.aspx
  2. ^ Kane 1998, p. 53.